4 Chehardy Sherman Williams Lawyers Make 2017 Best Lawyers In America©, Stumpf Joins Firm

David R. Sherman

NEW ORLEANS – Chehardy Sherman Williams announced four of its attorneys have been selected by their peers to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America© list.

         David R. Sherman was recognized for his work in Tax Law; James M. Fantaci for Corporate Law, Venture Capital and Mergers & Acquisitions; Conrad Meyer, IV, for Real Estate Law; and Julian R. Murray, Jr., for Criminal Defense, both White Collar and General Practice. Each attorney has been recognized for his particular areas of practice for the past several years, and Murray has been named to this list for 30 years.

         Additionally, Fantaci was recognized as the 2017 Venture Capital Law "Lawyer of the Year" award winner in New Orleans.

         Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession. Inclusion into its annual Best Lawyers in America list is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues using a sophisticated survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. "Lawyer of the Year" recognitions are also awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback, and only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location.


Attorney Adam Stumpf joins Chehardy Sherman Williams


         Chehardy Sherman Williams welcomed Adam Stumpf as the firm’s newest associate. Stumpf earned his B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and earned his J.D. from Loyola University College of Law. During Law School, Stumpf attended the Summer Legal Studies Program in Vienna, Austria.

         Prior to joining the firm, Stumpf served as an Appellate Clerk to the Honorable Henry N. Brown, Second Circuit Court of Appeal, and a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Robert “Bob” Murphy, Twenty-fourth Judicial District Court.

         As an associate with Chehardy Sherman Williams, Stumpf will be handling issues involving medical malpractice, premises liability, workers’ compensation, business litigation, and commercial and retail collections. In addition to his law practice, Stumpf is actively engaged in the Greater New Orleans community holding leadership positions with civic organizations.      

         Stumpf is a member of the New Orleans and Jefferson Bar Associations, and he is admitted to the Louisiana State Bar and licensed to practice in all Louisiana State Courts, Eastern and Middle District Federal Courts.

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James M. Fantaci

Conrad Meyer, IV


Julian R. Murray, Jr.


Adam Stumpf



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